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Pakistan Agriculture: Wheat sowing over 85 percent area completed in Punjab

December 05, 2013 M RAFIQUE GORAYA Pakistan Agriculture: Wheat sowing over 14 million acres has been completed in Punjab which is 85 percent of the targeted 16 million acres to produce 19 million tons of wheat during 2013-14 Rabi season, Director General Agriculture Extension Services Dr Anjum Ali told Business Recorder here on Wednesday. He said the wheat sowing has been going on according to schedule in the province that produces 80 percent of the total staple food of the nation.…

30 percent of wheat sowing completed in Punjab

November 16, 2012 Over 30 percent wheat sowing has been completed in Punjab whereas the government has fixed a target of 16.8 million acres for this strategic crop sowing to produce 19 million tons wheat during 2012-13 Rabi season, senior officers of agriculture department told Business Recorder here on Thursday. They said Agriculture Department has advised the farmers to use only recommended varieties of wheat to attain maximum output under the "grow more wheat" campaign in the…

Low support price, high input costs to hurt wheat output: experts

ASMA RAZAQ & FAZL SHER November 02, 2012: Pakistan is likely to miss the wheat production target of 25 million tons set for the crop season 2012-2013 because of low support price fixed by the government for 2012-13 as well as the hike in the price of farm inputs, said Chairman of Agri-Forum Ibrahim Mughal on Thursday. He said: "Wheat sowing season has started in Punjab from October 31 while in Sindh, it started 15-20 days ago. The government has fixed the wheat production target of…

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